Associate

Defne Pırıldar

Department Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking and Finance
Languages Turkish, English
Defne Pırıldar
Biography
Service Areas
Representative Matters
Education
Publications
Memberships

Biography

Defne Pırıldar works as an Associate at Erdem & Erdem. She especially provides legal advice on domestic and international M&A’s, banking and finance law, contracts, corporate governance principles and personal data protection law.

Defne Pırıldar who especially works on due diligence projects, M&As, regular corporate procedures, provides counseling services regarding domestic and international business law to domestic and foreign clients on international transaction.

She takes an active role on issues such as determining the responsibilities of clients pursuant to the personal data protection legislation, increasing their awareness and identifying the needs of a company for compliance with the legislation. She provides the application of Personal Data Protection Compliance Program to clients.


Service Areas

Banking and Finance Law
Banking and Finance Law
A wide field of law that deals with loans, bonds, money and collaterals.
Capital Markets
Capital Markets
Transactions between fund owners and fund seekers with various investment instruments.
Compliance
Compliance
Ensures that corporate activities are in accordance with existing legislation.
Corporate Advisory
Corporate Advisory
It covers all stages of a company's life cycle, from incorporation to liquidation.
International Commercial Transactions
International Commercial Transactions
Complex international economic transactions that focus on international legal systems.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions
The merger of two or more companies and the acquisition of one company by another.
Personal Data Protection
Personal Data Protection
Based on personal rights and freedoms, it protects the privacy of personal information.
Project Finance
Project Finance
A special type of financing that focuses on the potential cash flow of the project.
Start-ups and Equity Investments
Start-ups and Equity Investments
Includes the activities of venture capital funded companies and their sponsors.
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Representative Matters

Mergers and Acquisitions
Banking and Finance
Corporate Advisory
Competition and Antitrust
Compliance
  • Conducting due diligence of a company producing electrical and mechanical household devices,
  • Conducting due diligence of a company carrying out mining activities,
  • Conducting due diligence of companies operating in port management,
  • Providing legal assistance for the execution of a mortgage agreement
  • Provided legal assistance to the banks pursuing activities in Turkey, regarding bank legislation, contract law and regular corporate procedures,
  • Provided legal assistance to the banks for the execution of a trademark pledge agreement and share pledge agreements,
  • Provided legal assistance to a Turkish company in automotive industry for change of status,


  • Representing a company operating in health sector in the investigations regarding cartel allegations before the Turkish Competition Authority,
  • Representing the dominant firm in the flat glass market in the investigations carried out by the Competition Authority,
  • Representing a company operating in liner shipping sector as the intervenor in a lawsuit before the administrative court for the annulment of the reasoned decision of the Turkish Competition Board,
  • Provided legal assistance to a Turkish company operating in port management in conducting notification before the Competition Authority,
  • Providing legal assistance for the management of compliance program regarding personal data protection law to a company operating in logistics and its parent company abroad.
  • Preparation of necessary documents and policies as per applicable personal data protection law, preparation of data inventories, and completion of registry processes.

Education

Koc University, Faculty of Law


Koc University, Archaeology and History of Art


Izmir American Collegiate Institute 

Publications

Memberships

Koc University Alumni Association
Koc University Alumni Association
American Collegiate Institute Alumni Association
American Collegiate Institute Alumni Association
Istanbul Bar Association
Istanbul Bar Association

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